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A circular economy from thin air

When Arpit Dhupar won the Young Champions of the Earth prize, he was in a bar with friends and didn’t believe the news. “Are you sure I have won?” He repeated. Finally convinced, he celebrated with his friends, who echoed, “Are you sure you’ve won?” Yet 12 months later, Chakr Shield, Dhupar’s company, has gone from strength to strength. Now, their technology is pan-Indian, having expanded their production facility by a multiple of five. To deal with the menace of air pollution in India, Chakr Shield retrofits a filter to diesel generators, capturing up to 90 per cent of particulate matter emissions from diesel generators. Read more....



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